Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a cabinet meeting at the Grand Serail, Thursday, June 16, 2016. (The Daily Star/Dalati&Nohra, HO)
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Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb was assigned by the Cabinet Thursday to prepare a report on state telecoms company Ogero in just over two weeks, as part of the ongoing investigation into the illegal internet scandal.Joreige had earlier confirmed that the government would discuss the country's unlicensed internet networks, but had remained mum about whether Prime Minister Tammam Salam would put other hot topics on the table.Thursday's session came only days after two key ministers submitted their resignation.On Tuesday, ministers belonging to the Kataeb Party, Economy and Trade Minister Alain Hakim and Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi, submitted their resignations. Azzi and Hakim said, however, that they would continue to serve in a caretaker capacity.Ministers refrained from discussing the State Security crisis during Thursday's meeting.
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